Originally Posted by rs_
According to the Alpha representative I talked to it's IC-Based.
Not that most of the people around here don't know this, but there's no reason that an IC-based design can't sound awesome. A lot of the gear I love uses IC's and I/O transformers.
You can get such great results with modern ICs and on the other hand you can hear the Bozak Iso-X (discrete) that sounds really bad.
Even if it's a funny tool, but not more.
The discussion of discrete or IC based does not help at all. The result is what counts.